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24-hour Evaluation and Treatment Act

Northern Marianas Commonwealth Legislature Country Resources Mental Health Legislation, Regulations and Implementation Guides Northern Mariana Islands (Commonwealth of) 31 December 1988 Legislation/regulation involuntary admission

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A law to provide procedures to allow for a person who is mentally ill and poses a danger to himself or others, to undergo assessment and treatment. If after 24-hours the person still needs treatment, further involuntary treatment must be persuant to court order.


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